f_0020469_17231 - THE PHoTogrAPHEr: Polibio Diaz Polibio...

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WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • FALL 2010 Artists and Their Art 27 26 cated today’s art, blurring it and widen- ing it, without delving into the artist’s place of origin so much as responding to a global discourse. I think that this dis- course has allowed my Interiors exhibition to take part in international events like the Venice Biennale and Kreyol Factory in the Parc de La Villette in Paris. Caribbean art is the product of our an- cestors’ efforts, who paved the way for new generations of artists to explore their roots within a modern setting. Without forgo- ing the memories of centuries of civiliza- tion and barbarism, as a new generation of artists, we have begun to walk in the path of our predecessors. We concentrate on the present, expanding the borders that once limited us, allowing the pre-established canons of contemporary art to widen and alight in the Caribbean, enabling us to in- fluence a broad panorama of culture abroad. We derive inspiration from the interior of
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course POLS 494 taught by Professor Garymoncrief during the Fall '11 term at Boise State.

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